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Read this guide to learn about the Recon Drone Field upgrade in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare & Warzone! Find out how and when to use, gameplay tips and tricks, & more!!!

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Recon Drone - Field Upgrade Overview

Recon Drone Field Upgrade

Recon Drone Field Upgrade
Recharge RateSlow
DescriptionRemote controlled drone that marks enemies.

The Recon Drone is a remote controlled device that lets you fly around the map and mark enemies. It is a useful support item to help report enemy positioning to your teammates! However, it has a slow recharge time.

Recon Drone - Traits & Tips

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Remote Controlled Drone

Remote Controlled Drone

The Recon Drone is a remote controlled field upgrade. This allows you to manually maneuver it around the map to check for enemies in potentially dangerous areas.

Leaves You Vulnerable

Since it is a remote controlled device, the Recon Drone leaves you vulnerable once you deploy it. You will not be able to move your soldier while controlling the Recon Drone.

Can Be Shot Down By Enemies

The Recon Drone can be shot down by enemies. Try not to get too close to enemies when marking them to avoid putting the drone in danger.

Slow Recharge Time

Despite being a useful field upgrade, the recharge time for the Recon Drone is quite slow. This may restrict the drone's usage to the later parts of the game.

Recon Drone - Field Upgrade Tips

Best Used in Objective Type Modes

The Recon Drone is best used in objective based game modes such as Domination and Headquarters. This drone can be used to give your team a sitrep on objectives you are planning to take!

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Use In A Clear Area

Since you will be vulnerable while using the Drone, it is recommended to deploy the drone when you are in a safe and secure environment. Try to hide behind cover to avoid being detected by enemies if they ever pass by.

Avoid Getting Too Close To Enemies

Avoid Getting Too Close To Enemies

Recon Drones can be spotted by enemies if it gets too close. Try to stay as far as possible from enemies to avoid getting the drone shot down.

Use As A Decoy To Help Teammates Flank

If your drone gets noticed by enemies, you can use it as a decoy to help enemies flank. Keep on whizzing around to distract the enemy. Your teammates can then move in to flank while the enemy is preoccupied by your drone.

What Are Field Upgrades?

Rechargeable Support Equipment

Field Upgrades

Field Upgrades are equipment that can be used during combat after a certain recharge time. You can use these to add a new dimension to your playstyle, helping you take advantage of certain situations.

How To Unlock Field Upgrades

Leveling up your ranks in CoD: MW will unlock various field upgrades that you can use in various multiplayer modes! These include Perks, tactical and lethal equipment, weapons, & more!

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Select Field Upgrades In Weapons Tab

Select Field Upgrades In Weapons Tab

You can select which Field Upgrade to use in matches under the weapons tab. Keep in mind that you can only choose one field upgrade, and this field upgrade is applied to all loadouts.

Select Another Field Upgrade With Field Upgrade Pro

Select Another Field Upgrade With Field Upgrade Pro
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Field Upgrade Pro is an unlockable feature which allows you to select a second Field Upgrade during a match. This feature is unlocked once you reach Rank 45.

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